When Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, announced a 40% price cut on bags of Dangote Cement last week, Nigerian consumers rejoiced.
The stock market’s reaction, on the other hand, was decidedly less enthusiastic. Shares of the company have plunged nearly 19% since the news broke.
So, will the stock weigh down a portfolio’s performance going forward or does it have a solid foundation for market-beating gains? Let’s take a closer look.